Regional Bond Dealers are Embracing Electronification

Regional Bond Dealers are Embracing Electronification

A discussion about how commercially available real-time trading technology—the type once only available to the largest institutions–is empowering regional dealers to compete with the global banks…

Adapting to changes in the bond market

Adapting to changes in the bond market

The bond market increasingly goes electronic. How are investors embracing this? Kevin McPartland, Head of Market Structure Research at Greenwich Associates, joins Jill Malandrino at…

A good user experience still matters to bond investors

A good user experience still matters to bond investors

Below is the press release from my most recent Greenwich Report on the corporate bond market.  As the title implies, the buy side is starting…

High Frequency Needs High Touch

High Frequency Needs High Touch

Originally posted on the Greenwich Blog There is a tremendous amount of irony in the path high-frequency trading – excuse me, principal trading firms have…

Electronification, Budgets and Innovation

Electronification, Budgets and Innovation

I always have a lot of fun talking to Jim Jockle at Numerix, whether it be about quant models, financial markets or triathlons.  Unfortunately they…

Bonds, AI, alternative data and the radio

Bonds, AI, alternative data and the radio

The more things are changing, the more interesting it is to do research.  And thankfully change doesn’t seem to stop coming.  The last decade has…

Trying to divine the evolution of the SEF landscape

Trying to divine the evolution of the SEF landscape

I’ve been at Greenwich Associates a little over a year now.  Since I’ve been here I’ve written a few blog posts about SEFs, but have…

US Treasuries are trading electronically, but we still need bond traders

US Treasuries are trading electronically, but we still need bond traders

I recently spoke with Bloomberg TV about a recent Greenwich Associates research report that examined the growth in electronic trading of US Treasuries by US…

Changes in U.S. Corporate Bond Market: Evolution, not Revolution

Changes in U.S. Corporate Bond Market: Evolution, not Revolution

I spent most of my summer digging through our 2014 North American fixed income data looking to see what’s changed in the past year and…

Stock Market Keeps Its Faith in Humanity (WSJ)

Stock Market Keeps Its Faith in Humanity (WSJ)

The Wall Street Journal has a great featured piece today on the importance of the sales trader, which is something we at Greenwich have been…